Summer Wars (Blu-Ray/B)
Title: Summer Wars
Running time: 114
Distributor: Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd.
Release date: 2011-03-16
Suggested retail price: $39.95
Age rating: PG
A New War has begun
From the visionary directory of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2007 Japanese Academy Award winner, Best Animated Feature) comes the story of an ordinary family going to extraordinary lengths to avert the impending cyber apocalypse! Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has -- until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiancé at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic mathematic riddle leads to the unleashing of a rogue AI intent on using the virtual word of OZ to destroy the real world, literary. As Armageddon looms on the horizon, Kenji and his new "family" set aside their differences and band together to save the worlds they inhabit in this "near-perfect blend of social satire and science fiction".
(added on 2011-05-05, modified on 2011-05-05)
- Reviewed by Tim Henderson (May 18, 2011)
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